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Ariana Grande (born Ariana Grande-Butera, 26.06.1993)
Ariana Grande is an American actress and pop singer best known for her role in the Nickelodeon sitcom 'Victorious'.

Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Ariana Grande has a net worth of 12 million USD.

Childhood: Ariana Grande was born in Boca Raton, Florida, to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. As a child, Grande performed onstage at Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre, first in 'Annie', and later in 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Beauty and the Beast'. When she was eight-years-old, Grande performed at the karaoke lounge on a cruise ship, and later studied at North Broward Preparatory School. Grande made her television debut singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' for the Florida Panthers. She received management at the age of thirteen, and expressed a desire to record an R&B album when she turned fourteen.

Career: In 2008, Ariana Grande landed a role in the Broadway musical '13', winning a National Youth Theatre Association Award. This was followed by the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon show 'Victorious'. She worked on the show until 2013, when the series finished, but reprised the role on 'Sam & Cat', alongside Jennette McCurdy. On 30th August 2013, Ariana Grande released her debut studio album, 'Yours Truly', to strong critical praise. The album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 list, as well as opening in the top ten for most countries worldwide. On 13th December 2013, Grande released a Christmas EP entitled 'Christmas Kisses'. The EP featured four tracks and performed moderately well. After being named 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year', Grande released her second studio album, 'My Everything', on 22nd August 2014. The album received only moderate reviews, with critics calling it "bland". At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Grande performed onstage with Nicky Minaj and Jessie J, revealing their collaborative single 'Bang Bang'. The song went on to be the third most downloaded song on release in 2014.

Personal life: Between August 2012 and July 2013, Grande dated Jai Brooks from The Janoskians. The couple confirmed that they had gotten back together on 1st May, 2014, however they split up a second time three months later. On 13th October, 2014, Grande revealed that she was dating rapper Big Sean.



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Jessie J Believes Musicians Can 'create A Feeling In Three Minutes'


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Jessie J believes musicians can ''create a feeling in three minutes''.

The 28-year-old singer claims certain artists have the ability to put their feelings into a track and transport the listener to a certain place, or help them experience an emotion they've wanted to feel for their ''lifetime'' with one single song.

And the 'Bang Bang' hitmaker has credited Ariana Grande with that skill.

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Listen To Ariana Grande And John Legend's Rendition Of 'Beauty And The Beast'


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Ariana Grande and John Legend recreate the Grammy and Academy Award winning 'Beauty and the Beast' title song for the forthcoming live action Disney reboot. The song won myriad awards when it was first released with Celine Dion, and there is no doubt that they do it justice this time around.

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The original title theme was composed by the 8-time Oscar winning Alan Menken alongside Howard Ashman (who died during the release of the 1991 animation), and written by Tim Rice. Menken is responsible for the bulk of the film's soundtrack, and has returned to work on this hugely exciting remake having also been acknowledged for his work on the likes of 'The Little Mermaid', 'Aladdin' and 'Pocahontas'.

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Ariana Grande Pays Tribute To Her Half-brother Frankie Grande On His Birthday


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Ariana Grande has paid tribute to her half-brother Frankie Grande on his birthday.

The 'Dangerous Woman' hitmaker - who shares the same mother, Joan Grande, with Frankie - has taken to social media to gush about her brother in a heartfelt post, which saw her wish her older sibling ''a bundle of sparkles and bright, beautiful energy'' on his 34th birthday on Tuesday (24.01.17).

Alongside an image of the pair as children, which sees the 23-year-old singer kiss her sibling, she wrote: ''happy birthday to a bundle of sparkles and bright, beautiful energy @frankiejgrande

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Ariana Grande To Feature In 'Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius' As Playable Character


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Pop singer Ariana Grande has revealed that she’s going to be featuring in the new Final Fantasy computer game Brave Exvius as a playable character.

The 23 year old American star will be a new unlockable character in the RPG game, released worldwide back on June 29th this year as a free mobile game.

Grande’s character, named DW, features in her iconic black latex bunny costume, the same image she’s been cultivating on her recent album Dangerous Woman. Moves she’ll be to perform include singing into a microphone and casting spells, and she gave fans a preview of what her avator looks like via Instagram on January 1st, according to Complex.

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Ariana Grande Slams Male Fan Who Made Her Feel 'Like A Piece Of Meat'


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Ariana Grande has shared the story of a not too pleasant fan encounter she had while out with boyfriend rapper Mac Miller.

Writing on Twitter, the singer described being out getting food with Miller, when they were approached by an excited, young male fan.

Ariana GrandeAriana Grande felt ‘sick and objectified’ after a recent fan encounter

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Mariah Carey Doesn't Know Demi Lovato Or Ariana Grande Either


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It turns out that Jennifer Lopez isn't the only pop diva that Mariah Carey ‘doesn’t know’.

The superstar has never been able to live down that time she said she ‘I don’t know her’ when asked about Jennifer Lopez and during an appearance on 'Watch What Happens Live' on Sunday, we got to find out who else Mariah doesn't know.

Mariah CareyAdd Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande to the list of people Mariah doesn't know.

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Ariana Grande arrives at the 2016 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 21st November 2016

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Ariana Grande arrives at the 2016 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 20th November 2016

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Dangerous Woman Indeed! Ariana Grande Flips Out On Ryan Seacrest


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Ariana Grande proved she really is a Dangerous Woman when Ryan Seacrest dared ask her about her relationship with rapper Mac Miller following her posting an intimate photo of the pair of them on Instagram. She appeared on 'On Air With Ryan Seacrest' yesterday (September 15th 2016) and made it clear what she did and didn't want to talk about.

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The 23-year-old singer posted a shot of her hugging Mac Miller in an intimate position on the floor with the caption 'baabyyy', which certainly suggests that the couple are officially dating. Ariana didn't like Ryan Seacrest making that assumption on his radio show though.

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Ariana Grande Launches SoulCycle Inspired Video For 'Side By Side'


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Ariana Grande was joined by rap queen Nicki Minaj in a gym-based performance of the former's newest track 'Side to Side' at the 2016 MTV VMAs on Sunday (August 28th 2016), where they did a choreographed SoulCycle routine which turns out to have been a teaser for the brand new video.

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The performance featured Minaj in curve-hugging pink Latex, muscular backing singers with dumbbells and scantily clad dancers on exercise bikes. Meanwhile, the Hannah Lux-directed new video had much of the same thing complete with sexy sauna and shower scenes and Ariana Grande in various outfits from a white sports bra and a shocking pink leotard to a PVC trenchcoat and Guess sportswear. As part of the single and video release, Grande has collaborated with Guess to release a range of gym-wear inspired by the video itself.

More: Ariana Grande's brother Frankie on 'Celebrity Big Brother'

The single is from her third album 'Dangerous Woman', which she released back in May reaching number one in the UK Album Charts. The album also features the singles 'Focus' and 'Into You', as well as the title track. She'll be promoting the release with a tour later this year, details of which are yet to be announced.



It's the first time Ariana Grande has teamed alongside Nicki Minaj, but the latter has been making a lot of guest appearances this year. She joined Bebe Rexha on 'No Broken Hearts', DJ Mustard and Jeremih on 'Don't Hurt Me' and DJ Khaled on 'Do You Mind'.

Meanwhile, aside from promoting 'Dangerous Woman', Ariana has been launching various business ventures this year. Debuting her Mac Cosmestics collection, releasing her second fragrance 'Frankie by Ariana Grande' and unveiling her first fashion line with Lipsy London. This year she also hosted 'Saturday Night Live', appeared in 'Zoolander 2' and signed on to star as Penny in 'Hairspray Live!' on NBC.

Ariana Grande attending the MTV Video Music Awards 2016 held at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. United States - Sunday 28th August 2016

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Ariana Grande performing on stage at the 2016 Billboard Hot 100 Festival. New York, United States - Saturday 20th August 2016

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'Celebrity Big Brother's' Frankie Grande Gets Good Luck Message From Sister Ariana


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Celebrity Big Brother’ contestant Frankie Grande got a special surprise inside the house on Friday, when he received a video message from his famous sister Ariana Grande. Frankie is entering his final week in the house and is now one of just eight contestants battling to be this series' winner.

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'Modern Family' Actress Ariel Winter Hits Back At Body Shamers After Posting Bikini Pic


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Ariel Winter has spoken out against the body shamers who sent her a barrage of negative comments after she posted a picture of herself wearing a bikini on Instagram. The 17-year-old hit back at those who claimed she was “asking for it”, by sharing the image, in which she was seen posing beside her two young nieces.

Continue reading: 'Modern Family' Actress Ariel Winter Hits Back At Body Shamers After Posting Bikini Pic

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Ariana Grande

Date of birth

26th June, 1993

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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